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Senate President, Lawan Swears In Senators-Elect




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New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly.

Lawan sworn-in the Senators in just few hours after he emerged as the President of the Nigerian Senate to oversee the activities of the Ninth Assembly.

Naija News understands that Lawan sworn-in the Senators to pave way for legislative business to begin as proper.

Lawan emerged as the Senate President after he earlier defeated Ali Ndume by a landslide to emerge the new Senate President.

This Online News Platform reports that Lawan will be assisted by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who ealso merged the Deputy Senate President of the Ninth Assembly.

The Senate President asked the Clark of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, to administer the Oath of Office on the Senators-elect, as he officially swears them in.

The senators-elect were sworn-in at exactly 2:13pm as they took the Oath of Office.

This becomes Lawan’s first assignment as the Senate President of the Ninth Assembly of the Nigerian Senate.

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